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I am having some confusion concerning lexical forms. In the past I had thought in order to find all the hits I needed to focus on lexical forms and not the key, but sometimes I notice that the key has more results. I will use Jeshua as an example. I wanted to find all the OT hits of this name, so I went to Neh 10:9 and did a key search on the name. Doing so brings 30 hits. I wanted to make sure I was not missing any, however, so I then searched for the lex form and now I have only 28 hits? I then saw that my lex had one of those little numbers and said (יֵשׁוּעַ־1). Ok, great. I need ALL the lexical hits though. I know that I can get rid of the equals and get the root, but I am not looking for the root, per se, but the lexical form. So then I found (יֵשׁוּעַ־0) and also (יֵשׁוּעַ־2). Now that is finally 30. If I try to get rid of the number and just simply look for the true lexical form of (יֵשׁוּעַ), why is the lexical form not finding ALL the lexical forms? The number separating them seems really arbitrary given that they have the same key, same vowels, and same translation. Is there a way to bypass the numbers without resorting to the roots? Thank you for any clarity anyone is able to provide. Kristin